Section 29, noun phrase

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historical
Section 29 of the Internal Security Act of 1982, in terms of which one could be detained for interrogation for an initial period of thirty days, extendable to six months on the order of the Minister of Police. Often attributive, of or pertaining to such detention, or to a person so held.
Note:
In June 1991 an amendment to the Act reduced the maximum period of detention to ten days, extendable only on the order of a Supreme Court judge.
[1985 Staffrider Vol.6 No.2, 43Johannes Rantete..was detained under Section 29 of the Internal Security Act 1982.]
1990 Weekly Mail 14 Sept.The government is allowing the use — and abuse — of section 29 detention, even against senior ANC leaders.
Section 29 of the Internal Security Act of 1982, in terms of which one could be detained for interrogation for an initial period of thirty days, extendable to six months on the order of the Minister of Police. Often attributive, of or pertaining to such detention, or to a person so held.

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